ABOUT
I'm currently looking for opportunities that will allow me to dive into every stage of the product design process and allow me to push technology to new realms. 

SKILLS
User-Centered Design
Interaction Design 
Project Ownership 
Usability Testing 
Stakeholder Interviews
Information Architecture
Wireframing
Prototyping 
Motion Graphics
Photography
Photo Retouching
Video Editing 
3D Scanning
3D Printing 



SOFTWARE
Bohemian Sketch 
XD
InVision 
AfterEffects 
InDesign
Illustrator 
Photoshop
Lightroom
Premiere
iMovie
David Vision


HONORS & AWARDS
September 2015 - May 2017
Full Graduate Design Assistantship 
Philadelphia University Industrial Design Program  
May 2016
Designing for Disability Certificate
Bridging 3D Printing Technology and Human Centered Design, Thomas Jefferson University 

June 2015 - June 2016
Adobe Mentorship, Antero Ferreira
Adobe ico-D Mentorship Program

June 2014
Web & Application Design Semifinalist 
Adobe Achievement Awards ​​​​​​​
DESIGN EXPERIENCE
April 2018 - Present
Product Designer | Alaska Airlines 
Lead product designer, responsible for designing internal tools for Alaska Airlines Employee Travel administration staff, employees, retirees and eligible dependents. Streamlined two admin applications into one user experience, reducing user flows from 20+ clicks to 3-6.
September 19 - 20, 2019
Product Designer | Alaska Airlines SFO Hackathon 
Lead product designer for two hackathon teams. Designed innovative mobile solutions that explored machine learning and AR. 
September 2015 - June 2017
Industrial Design Graduate Assistant | Philadelphia University
Served as a monitor for the Industrial Design Technology Lab; responsible for training students how to utilize the latest 3D scanning and 3D printing equipment. Other responsibilities included Industrial Design event planning, alumni outreach and engagement.

January - May 2016
Verizon Wireless Sponsored Project | Philadelphia University

Designed a smart home cooking device called Sous-Chef, including the physical product and user interface. Concept explores gesture recognition and voice. Presented design to top Verizon executives.​​​​​​​

September - December 2016
Comcast Sponsored Project | Philadelphia University
Designed a remote for users who have restricted mobility. Presented concept to VP of accessibility at Comcast’s Accessibility Lab. 

October 2015 - May 2016
RAY Sponsored Project | Philadelphia & Aalto University 
Designed an interactive mining casino game and console for millennials. Collaborated with a multi-disciplinary international team from Aalto University. Traveled to Finland and worked remotely. 

February 2012 - Dec 2012
Graphic Design Intern | Pacific Lutheran University
Managed print and web projects with clients including the Athletic Department, Office of Admissions, the Mortvedt Library, and the Women’s Center. Finished products included branding for PLU’s library, marketing for concerts, CRM contact cards, e-mail templates, web ads, admission brochures and posters.

EDUCATION
September 2015 - May 2017
Masters in Industrial Design | Philadelphia University  
Worked alongside and lead multidisciplinary teams designing products for Comcast, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon and RAY. 

March 2017
Study Abroad, China (10 days)

Toured manufacturing facilities and design firms in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai.
January 2013 - June 2015
Bachelors in Design | Western Washington University

Concentration in UX/UI. Additional classes included design history, print, packaging, motion, branding, typography and intro to HTML/CSS. 

January - December 2012 
Study Abroad, New Zealand | University of Otago
Took foundational design courses in product and industrial design.  
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